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COVID From Person to Cat to Person

The SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 is likely here to stay, and we must accept it. However, there are a lot of rumors regarding...

Cats Help Catnip Release Natural Insect Repellent

Researchers in Japan found that when cats damage catnip, higher amounts of strong insect repellents are released. Catnip and silvervine are believed to have...

Pain, Stress, and Gabapentin

Pain management is an integral aspect of health care. Uncontrolled chronic pain is more than just physical pain, as it often causes significant emotional...

Are You Seeing Urine Spots?

Urinary incontinence is an involuntary leakage of urine. Most often, an incontinent cat is not aware that this leakage is happening. If you think...

Cat-Food Label Short Course

You want to do the best by your cat, including feeding her top-quality foods, but when you look at canned-food labels, you feel a...

Guidelines for Safe Pesticides Use in Cats

International CatCare (iCCare) and the International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM) have embraced the worldwide concerns being raised about parasiticides used on pets and...

Warning Signs Of Cancer

While different cancers have varying warning signs, early symptoms can be general signs that something’s wrong. Some signs might indicate other illnesses as well,...

Feline Seizures

In a grand mal seizure, your cat collapses, loses consciousness, may roll or thrash, may urinate and/or defecate, and often vocalizes. Post seizure, there...

Detection of Heart Murmurs

Kudos to all who faithfully bring their beloved feline companions to the veterinarian every year for a wellness check. This is the best way...

Regulating Sugar Levels

Q:My 11-year-old neutered male has developed diabetes. We’ve been giving insulin twice a day for over a month now, starting out at 1 unit...

Most Common Heart Disease

It can be difficult to notice early heart disease in cats due to the fact that they are relatively sedentary and stoic in nature....

Shots: Choosing Is Confusing

Vaccines have played a huge role in the prevention of infectious diseases, both in humans and in animals, for hundreds of years. They’ve no...